Our International Team provides a level of care and commitment that will quickly make you feel at home, ready to experience what New Zealand has to offer you. We fully support our International students settling into a new way of life, adapting to different systems and making friends in our community. Whether you choose to come to New Zealand to improve your English, experience a different culture and lifestyle, or complete your academic studies here, our dedicated, friendly staff will help you move forward and achieve success here.
As a school, we value the diversity that International students bring with them and the opportunity to learn together. We are proud of our multinational community and our positive, inclusive environment.
On a personal level, we have an absolute passion for working with our International students. We love teaching them English, getting to know them better, working with them on their study pathways, helping them understand the cultural differences, discussing any challenges they may face, helping them resolve any issues. Through the activities we do and the conversations we have, we share a lot of smiles, fun and laughter and learn from one another to ensure their time with us is successful.
Now, we invite you to join our college to experience quality education, care and lifestyle. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you into our Long Bay College family.
To discover more about Long Bay College, you are invited to take a virtual tour. You’ll meet both students and staff and discover the amazing educational and co-curricular opportunities our school provides. See details below.
Deputy Principal (International)
Experiencing what secondary school is like at Long Bay College just got easier. Access a virtual tour of the school online and meet our staff and students.
If you have a VR headset, follow these instruction to download the VR App for the full, immersive experience.
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Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city and economic hub
It has 30% of the country’s population
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It has a mild climate throughout the year
It is regularly ranked among the top cities to live in
It has all the benefits of a large city – with major sporting events, concerts, shows, cafes and restaurants, and well-known brands in modern shopping malls.
Auckland is a multicultural city and home to many nationalities. People from all over the world choose to live and study in Auckland, making it a vibrant, exciting place to be. It celebrates cultural diversity and is known for events like its Chinese New Year Lantern Festival, Pasifika Festival and Diwali
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The youngest country in the world to be settled, with Maori arriving about 900 years ago, many different cultures have now made New Zealand their home. New Zealand is a country where hard work, innovation and resourcefulness are highly valued. This means New Zealand-trained professionals are in demand around the world.
Home of the mighty All Blacks, champions of the America’s Cup, land of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, and renowned for a positive, friendly, ‘can-do’ Kiwi attitude, New Zealand has a lot to offer!